wild geranium

noun

Definition of wild geranium

: a common geranium (Geranium maculatum) of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and flowers of rosy purple also : any of several related geraniums

Examples of wild geranium in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some ideas include sweet woodruff, hostas, ferns, bleeding heart, rhododendron, wild geranium, violets, trillium and hardy cyclamen. oregonlive, 24 July 2021 Wildflowers, including wild geranium, phlox and toothwort, and several species of oaks grow there as well. Susan Degrane, chicagotribune.com, 8 July 2021 Native columbine, Solomon seal, creeping phlox and wild geranium are not far behind. Cori Brown, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 17 Apr. 2021 Early spring native flowers such as bloodroot, wild geranium, Virginia bluebells and shooting star are key in helping them before much else is blooming. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8 Apr. 2021 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 21 Aug. 2020 An understory of spreading dogbane, yellow columbine, Richardson’s geranium, curly dock, wild roses and fragrant wild geranium grow profusely in damp slivers of space among roots, boulders and gigantic trees. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 21 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of wild geranium

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Wild geranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20geranium. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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